Jan 10, 2020

UCT Maths Competition

  • Crimson Education
  • South Africa
Competition Skill Building


Maths problem-solving assessments written in test format

Working in groups to solve maths problems, which are scored and rewarded at a prize-giving

The objectives of the competition are:

  • To popularise mathematics among high schools in Western Cape
  • To raise awareness among both learners and teachers that mathematics is a subject that is enjoyable and accessible for all

The 2020 UCT Mathematics Competition has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

For more information visit the official site at http://www.uctmathscompetition.org.za

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

2 categories - Grades 8 and 9 and Grades 10-12


UCT Invitational Mathematics Challenge

The top participants in the UCT Mathematics Competition are invited to take part in a second round, the UCT Invitational Mathematics Challenge. 

Participation Cost

No cost

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

Good Maths skills

Time Commitment

Some prep time, but essentially one evening

Application Deadline


Application Process Includes

Application period 1st Feb to Mid March (event takes place in July)